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Overnight Sensation

USA, 1984 (MIFF 1986)

Director: Jon Bloom

The lonely wife of a busy Hollywood commercial photographer writes a first novel that becomes a national bestseller Based on a Somerset Maugham story the film explores the ensuing marital tensions.

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